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CBS
Oct 25, 2011 12:00pm EDT
>>> thank you for joining us. i'm jc hayward. the case resumes against brittany norwood. she's been charged with killing her coworkers inside the lulu lemon shop in bethesda last marg. andrea mccarran joins us with the latest development. >> reporter: another interesting day in court. right now we are awaiting the judge's decision, a critical decision on whether the very gravity photographs, including autopsy photos of victim jayna murray, will be allowed to be introduced during opening statements. joining me now is our legal analyst jim shallic, best known for prosecuting the son of sam case in new york. jim, what is the significance of judge greenberg's decision here? >> very significant. he has to weigh whether these pictures are so prejudicial that miss norwood cannot get a fair trial against the government's right to introduce relevant evidence. this is a crucial decision. >> reporter: and even if these photographs are not introduced during opening statements, they can still be introduced during the trial, correct? >> yes, they can. but the judge has to make the same decision.
CBS
Oct 7, 2011 12:00pm EDT
>>> hello, i'm j.c. hayward. thanks for being with us. >>> it's a scene being duplicated across the country. thousands have taken to the streets. they're protesting the u.s. government policies that many believe favor the rich. ruth is at freedom plaza with more information. bruce. reporter: yeah, j.c., the protests, the marching, the music, the speech making set to begin right at this hour back up on the stage which is behind me. but this place is starting to take on the feel here at freedom plaza of woodstock, but with a decidedly political bent or as the protestors are fond of saying, square square in cairo -- tahrir square in cairo. here's one sign, a favorite one, corporations are not the people, referring to the supreme court decision. you can see nationalized the federal reserve, stop corporate greed, imagine, act and create. and then down over here all these booths representing troops who have been killed in iraq and afghanistan, each one has a name. and over here shoes representing some of the civilians who have been killed in afghanistan and in iraq. take a look at th
CBS
Oct 27, 2011 12:00pm EDT
>>> thank you for joining us, i'm j.c. hayward. testimony in the brittany norwood murder trial is underway in rockville. norwood has been charged with killing her co-worker, jayna murray inside the lululemon shop in bethesda and then lying to investigators about what happened. surae chinn is joining us now from the district court in rockville with the latest on today's events, surae? >> reporter: well, j. c. testimony is going on the right now -- on right now in the courthouse behind me. the detective who interviewed brittany norwood multiple times. the jury now listening to at least 50 minutes of recorded interviews. i have now legal expert jim shalleck joining us now. premedication? >> exactly right. was this a premeditated murder or a spur of the moment outburst where the defense lawyer says she lost it during a fight at the shop? >> reporter: the jury really has to decide is this going to be murder one, murder two, life in prison or 30 years in jail with the chance of parole after 15. >> the jury will never know what the penalties are, the judge will tell them not to consid
CBS
Oct 6, 2011 12:00pm EDT
of the pakistan government. so, on a whole range of issues, they have been an effective partner with us. what is also true is that our goal of being able to transition out of afghanistan and leave a stable government behind, one that is independent and one is respectful of human rights and one that is democratic that pakistan has been more ambivalent of our goals there. i think they have hedged their bets in terms of what afghanistan would look like. part of hedging their bets is having interactions with some of the unsavory characters whom they might think takeover in afghanistan after coalition forces have left. what we tried to persuade pakistan is it is of their interest to have a stable afghanistan. they should not be feeling threatened by a stable independent afghanistan. we tried to get conversations between afghans and pakistans going more effectively in the past. we still have more work to do. there is no doubt there is some connections. pakistani military has with certain individuals that we find troubling. i have said that publicly and i have said it privately to pakistani official
CBS
Oct 19, 2011 12:00pm EDT
>>> we begin with a severe weather alert. hello, i'm jaycee hayward. thank you for being with us. we're in jeopardy of severe flooding because of the rain so let's get to howard with full details. >> really more concern with severe thunderstorms today, with the wind damage potential later today. looks like that flooding concern not as much of a threat as the main rain, the heaviest stuff on the carolina coast and new england. but this storm out here with the heavy rains that are going on, as this gets closer, that is when our thunderstorm threat will increase, and we're talking about damaging wind gusts and isolated tornadoes. the moisture right now getting closer. we had a nice break after this morning, but rain returning into fairfax county through manassas and prince william county, and points of the south and west, this is one area of showers but i do expect we'll see more. the problem we have for later, we've got two storms. one area of low pressure, weakening one, near us now. but a much stormier area of low pressure west with upper level wind support so these will come tog
CBS
Oct 12, 2011 12:00pm EDT
>>> hello, i'm j.c. hayward. has for joining us. the so-called underwear bomber entered a surprise guilty plea in a courtroom today. in detroit, the suspect admitted that he tried to blow up a jetliner to retaliate against the united states. manuel gallegus has details from detroit. >>> umar farouk abdul mutallab stunned the federal courtroom when his lawyer announced he wanted to plead guilty to all eight counts against him including attempted murder and the attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction. the accused terrorist calmly and clearly told the judge he understood exactly what he was doing by pleading guilty. he admitted he tried to blow up a bomb in his pants on a jetliner from amsterdam to detroit two years ago. the judge asked him a series of questions to determine his competency. then she began to list the crimes he was accused of, one by one. conspiracy to commit terrorism, attempted murder on an aircraft, attempted placement of a destructive device. the 25-year-old man listened and agreed to everything, including decades in prison the counts carry. >> abdul mutallab
CBS
Oct 17, 2011 12:00pm EDT
>>> hello, i'm j. c. hayward. thanks for being with us. president obama is on a three day bus tour that includes stops in virginia. the first order of business, however, is north carolina. a state where the president narrowly won in the last election. danielle nottingham has more. >> reporter: president obama traveled to asheville, north carolina. the first stop on a three day road trip to push congress to pass his jobs legislation. >> i'll be doing a little bit of talking but mostly, i'll be doing a whole lot of listening. because there doesn't seem to be much listening going on in washington these days. >> if the motion is not agreed to. >> reporter: senate republicans blocked his $447 billion jobs package last week. now the president wants lawmakers to pass legislation in pieces, including a $50 billion infrastructure bill. money that could be used to build a new runway at asheville's airport and create construction jobs. >> we can't do nothing. too many folks are hurting out there to do nothing. >> reporter: the president will board a bus and take his case on the road. making s
CBS
Oct 21, 2011 12:00pm EDT
>>> hello, i'm andrea roane, thank you for joining us, i'm sitting in for j.c. hayward today. we begin with some good news and we have you to thank for it. it's because of your generosity and the gannett foundation that a food pantry in northern virginia will be able to feed hundreds of people. peggy fox joins us from the acts food pantry in dumfries virginia with more on the story. a happy story to tell peggy. >> reporter: the story is ask and you shall receive here at the acts food pantry in dumfries. on mondays the shelves were bare. they told the community about it. we helped them tell the community about it and take a look. they've gotten so many donations in that now the problem is they've got to figure out where to put it all. bright and early a huge truckload of food showed up from the capital area food bank with pallets of all kinds of food. after news of the pantry's temporary closure, the community responded big time. with more than 12,000 pounds of food and $60,000 in donations. >> it's pretty -- pretty mind blowing. it's -- it's amazing i mean one day everything's ba
CBS
Oct 18, 2011 12:00pm EDT
for joining us. montgomery county police just held a news conference updating the search for 11-year-old william mcquain. his mother was found murdered in their jermantown apartment last week. bruce johnson has been following this story and he joins us now from clarksburg with the very sad news. >> reporter: yeah, i tell you what j. c., a whole lot of really broken hearts up here right now. about 9:11 this morning just off of route 121 just off of i- 270, police dogs discovered the body of 11-year-old william mcquain. you can look down and see close to the crime scene here that fire truck has a boom that is going out. a ladder that's going out into the woods and that is where we understand william mcquain's body is. they're very carefully documenting the crime scene here. they want to make a criminal case against curtis lopez who is william mcquain's stepfather. the police chief, thomas manger says that curtis lopez is the prime suspect in the death of 11-year-old william mcquain. he has already been charged with murdering his wife, his estranged wife, jane mcquain. she was found in
CBS
Oct 31, 2011 12:00pm EDT
>>> hello, thank you for joining us, i'm jaycee hayward. police found a car in a ball of flames and a person inside shot. police investigators are trying to figure out what happened this morning. it's a story you first saw on 9 news now. >> reporter: the flames rekindled two hours after firefighters put out the initial fiery crash. >> the flames it was just, it was really bad. >> reporter: it must have looked similar to what joseph seesny saw when the driver crashed into his yard around 4:00 this morning. >> i saw fire in my yard. a car was burning. literally burning in my yard right there. >> reporter: it's also the same time tom bridge came rushing out and took this picture on his cell phone. >> woke us up out of our sleep, there was a loud bang. >> reporter: detectives do tell us the driver of this vehicle was shot before he ran into joseph's fence. >> he was probably flying down here for some reason or another. but they said he was shot in the back. >> reporter: detectives spent a few hours in the daylight, gathering evidence, such as a cell phone, before they wrapped up the
CBS
Oct 4, 2011 12:00pm EDT
on the map. the recognition raises the bar of how people choose to live and work. using criteria such as architectural features, accessibility, functionality and community involvement. three out of ten spots, not bad, virginia and d.c.! surae chinn, 9news now. >>> a handful of historic buildings sustained minor damage on davis street in culpepper from last month's earthquake. for a full list of streets, neighborhoods and public spaces, you can go to our web site at wusa9.com. >>> a d.c. native is among three experts to win the nobel prize for physics. adam reese is an astro physicist from st. johns in baltimore. he and his group are winning the award for their work on our expanding universe. congratulations! >> still to come on 9news now, we'll see how maryland -- one of maryland's young boys is coming together and helping a youngster with a life- threatening condition. >>> i do hope you're going to my new web site, jchayward.com. it is full of information about events around town, my charity work, things that i really am excited about. so, please go to jchayward.com. and take a
CBS
Oct 26, 2011 12:00pm EDT
>>> thanks for joining us, i'm j.c. hayward. jurors have been sworn in and opening statements are under way in the murder case against brittany norwood. norwood has been charged with killing a coworker inside the lulu lemon athletic store in march. jim shalick is a former prosecutor. he's been following this story from the beginning. he joins us now live from rockville with some insight. what can you tell us about the jury pool, what is the makeup? reporter: j.c., the jury has been selected, six men, six women, one african-american man, one african-american woman and one asian woman. the jury is seated. as we talk, the government is making their opening statement. andrea mcí carren is in the courtroom and i'm here reporting for you. >> there was some question as to whether the defense would make an opening statement. what do you think? reporter: we don't know. under the law they do not have to make an opening statement, but everybody is on the edge of their seat because we have no idea what the defense is. they will go after the state's attorney. we'll know soon. >> the pic
CBS
Oct 28, 2011 12:00pm EDT
>>> we begin at noon with a storm alert. thank you for joining us, i'm j.c. hayward. we haven't even handed out the halloween candy and already we are bracing for snow in our region. road crews at the mdot yard in prince george's county are getting their plows and salt trucks ready for what could be the first winter storm of the region. the storm happens to coincide with mdot's annual dry run. that's when drivers, dispatchers and authorities patrol their routes, looking for potential problems such as potholes or other road hazards. >>> well, the snow that we are expecting, it's from the same system that caused severe damage in the west. now, we're looking at pictures from denver, colorado. the thick, heavy snow tore down trees and knocked out -- knocked out power to thousands. i hope we're not going to expect anything like this. let's go right to howard and get his forecasts >> j.c., those denver pics scare me because we could be looking at a heavy wet snow north and west of town and heading up to pennsylvania. winter storm watches 2 up to maine from virginia and west virgini
CBS
Oct 11, 2011 12:00pm EDT
>>> hello, i'm j.c. hayward. thanks for being with us. 50 people are hoaxless this afternoon after a fast-moving fire tore through their apartment building in langley park. it happened at the bedford stations apartment in the 1400 block of university boulevard. surae chinn has more on efforts to find the families new homes. >> karla munoz came home to find the building next to her on fire. >> everybody was coughing. we tried to go back inside. it was like people, they wanted to evacuate everybody. [ speaking spanish ] >> reporter: lost everything. some distressed attents thought they were on their own as advocacy group stepped in. >> they're very upset. they don't know what to do. where are they going to go? >> the apartment manager says that only added to the confusion. when you hear the property manager didn't do enough, what's your response? >> that's not fair because we did respond quickly. the red cross were there. they want to stay with us and came to the office. they all had kids. had keys to a new home last night. >> just the clothes on your back. roughly 50 people lost ev
CBS
Oct 13, 2011 12:00pm EDT
>>> hello, i'm j.c. hayward. thanks for joining us. right now, montgomery county police are trying to solve two problems in one major case. they are looking for the 11- year-old son of a woman found murdered in her germantown home. investigators found the woman's car. authorities have issued an amber alert for 11-year-old william mcquain. he was last seen at the family's home on september 30th. kristin fisher joins us now from germantown with more on the investigation. kristin? >> reporter: j.c., the victim is 51-year-old jane mcquain and the last time -- excuse me, right now, police are not trying to track down her killer, but they're also trying to find her missing 11-year-old boy. in the last -- the last time anybody saw him was 12 days ago. an amber alert has been issued for 11-year-old william mcquain. five foot teal, 85 pounds, the boy was last seen at his home on september 30th. montgomery county police are now trying to find someone who's seen him since then. >> we're hoping to advance that in the daylight hours, today, contact more sources, family members, friends. >> the
CBS
Oct 14, 2011 12:00pm EDT
>>> hello, i'm j. c. hayward. thanks for joining us. right now the hunt continues for an 11-year-old boy who has been missing for two weeks. william mcwayne was last seen in september at his home. and that is where investigators found the child's -- mcwayne was last seen t seen in september. >> reporter: william mcquinn is by -- william mcquain is biracial, and his mother's body was found in her germantown condo wednesday night. we still don't know exactly how she was killed, but police say she had been dead likely 10 to 12 days. as for a motive, that is still part of the ongoing investigation, which is now entirely focused on finding william mcquain. william's stepfather, 45-year-old curtis lopez, is now in jail. he was arrested thursday morning while leaving a hotel in charlotte, north carolina. >> we were hoping that we would find him with mr. lopez, and we did not. my hope is that he may be with a family member or friend that perhaps has no idea. but as time goes on, it becomes, i guess, more and more of a long shot. >> reporter: lopez is now charged with first degree murder
CBS
Oct 24, 2011 12:00pm EDT
>>> thank you for joining us, i'm j. c. hayward. breaking news is topping our broadcast this afternoon. montgomery county police are on the scene of a murder suicide at an assisted living facility in rockville. it happened this morning at the lutheran home on veers drive. bruce is on the scene with more details. bruce? >> reporter: yeah j.c. an awful story, but a story a lot of us are way, way too familiar with. a murder suicide involving a husband and wife. the husband turned up this morning about 9:30 at the front door of what used to be the national lutheran home. now it is just called the village at rockville. he checked in with security at about that time, he went back to his wife's room, she was an inpatient here, and sometime after 9:30, the staff here heard shots fired, people rushed back there, and they found both the husband and the wife deceased. the wife apparently had been a patient here for some period of time. she was in what they call subacute care. we don't know whether it involved alzheimer's disease or dementia or anything like that. but clearly, the p
CBS
Oct 20, 2011 12:00pm EDT
>>> thank you for joining us. i'm in for jc hayward today. after ruling libya for decades, moammar gadhafi is dead. the new prime minister is reporting he died after forces overwhelmed him home town. we must warn you, some of the pictures you are about to see are graphic. tara mergener has more. >> reporter: rebels cheered and crowded around a body they claim is moammar gadhafi and celebration filled the streets. in the dictators home town fighters fired into the air. [ sound of gunfire ] >> sirte has been the last force held. nato hit a convey fleeing with gadhafi. fighters say this photo is proof he is dead. the new leaders told reporters in tripoli, libya had been waiting for this moment for a long time. secretary of state hillary clinton, who just visited the country, said this is a turning point for the people of libya. >> if they know he is no longer a threat to them, i think that will actually ease the transition process into a new government. >> reporter: gadhafi had been in hiding for two months. during that time, washington has offered support and millions of dollars to h
CBS
Oct 3, 2011 12:00pm EDT
>4 >>> this is 9news now. >>> hello, i'm j.c. hayward. thanks for being with us. right now, an italian jury is deciding whether to set amanda knox free. the seattle native is fighting a 2009 murder conviction for stabbing to death her british roommate. monique reports. >> reporter: amanda knox made a tearful plea to an italian appeals court begging jurors to set her free. she spoke fluent italian as she insisted she did not kill her british roommate. i am not what they say i am, she said. i did not kill, rape or steal. knox and her ex-boyfriend, raffaele sollecito are fighting a 2009 conviction killing exchange student meredith kirchner. a judge sentenced knox to 26 years in prison. but knox's lawyers say dna from the first trial should be thrown out. they're hoping the flawed evidence will persuade jurors to let knox go. the jury hear at the courthouse has several options. they can keep knox in prison and reduce her sentence or even lengthen it or they could decide to acquit her and set her free. knox's family says if she does walk free, they'll take her back to seattle as
CBS
Oct 5, 2011 12:00pm EDT
>>> hello, i'm j.c. hayward. thanks for being with us. d.c. police are looking for the driver who crashed his van into a home and then left. this happened just after 10:00 this morning. at 24th and douglas streets northeast. no one was injured. authorities believe that the van was stolen. medics evaluated three people who were inside the home but they were not seriously injured. the crash did cause structural damage to the home and also it damaged a fire hydrant. >>> police are trying to put a lid on violent rioting in greece as thousands have taken to the streets in protest. many are outraged over the country's finances. greece needs $145 billion in bailout loans. tina kraus reports that citizens are fed up. >> reporter: riot police clash with protestors on the streets of athens. they fired tear gas at demonstrators who pelted them with firebombs and chunks of rock. thousands of angry greeks walked off the job to join a nationwide strike over government budget cuts. she says wage earners cannot pay for the country's financial crisis in such a barbaric way. greece needs a $145 bil
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